Hi, I'm Sarah, a Cardiff university modern languages student, currently living and working in Valencia. I'm keen to write about my experiences and my travels, to encourage others to try similar things or shed light on what it is like to live abroad!
My final LingoMap blog! As an undergraduate, it can be scary to think about leaving the student days behind. Student life is great, it has given me a huge amount of freedom, independence and courage, without which I would not have been able to fly the nest and live abroad! The saying goes however, that Read more
Finally I am back with another LingoMap blog! I hope you have enjoyed reading about my year abroad journey so far! For this blog I am focusing on school and college life in Spain. The first thing I will say about school life in Spain is that it is extremely different to school life in Read more
This month the topic of my blog is ‘Social issues’. Social Issues Definition: A problem that influences a considerable number of people within a society One of the main social issues I have heard about since living here is the idea of ‘Generación Nini’. This name is given to the current generation of Read more
Welcome back to my LingoMap Blog! I have been living in Valencia for five months now! The time is flying by, and I am having the best time. This blog post is all about travel and transport; The best places to visit and the best ways to get around the city! For me, using Read more
Having moved to Valencia in September 2016 to start my year abroad, and finding the hunt for accommodation such a struggle, I thought I would write a list of my top 5 hacks when it comes to nipping it in a bud! I wish I had been more prepared when it came to flat hunting, Read more
Hola a todos! Hello and welcome to my first blog post for the Routes into Languages LingoMap Blog. My name is Sarah, I’m 21 years old and I study Spanish at Cardiff University. I am currently on my Year Abroad in Valencia! Before I head back from my Christmas break at home on Sunday (very Read more
As I walked up to the school gates on my first day as a teaching assistant, I truly felt like it was my first day at school again. A new environment, new faces and lots I needed to learn, but this time I would be sitting in the staffroom. (Even typing that sounds strange!) I Read more
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